Engineering News | Pipes & Tubes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/pipes Mon, 25 May 2020 06:52:29 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Hudaco unlikely to pay dividend as Covid-19 impacts businesses https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hudaco-unlikely-to-pay-dividend-as-covid-19-impacts-businesses-2020-05-21 Donna Slater Pipes & Tubes Thu, 21 May 2020 16:34:00 +0200 554275 1590072509 1590071640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Macsteel merges fluid control, pipes divisions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/macsteel-merges-fluid-control-pipes-divisions-2020-05-20 Marleny Arnoldi STEEL Wed, 20 May 2020 16:17:00 +0200 554098 1589985216 1589984220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Steady increase in gasket sealant sales https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steady-increase-in-gasket-sealant-sales-2020-05-15 Halima Frost Pipes & Tubes Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 552011 1589200611 1589493600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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00:00:00 +0200 550215 1587448828 1587679200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Market feels project pinch https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-tube-market-feels-project-pinch-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Pipes & Tubes Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 544248 1582541539 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000852286_resized_keitumetsemoumakoesteasa10191022.jpg KEITUMETSE MOUMAKOE The influx of cheap small-bore steel tube imports has not aided the industry 511 287 Stainless steel growth unlikely in 2020 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stainless-steel-growth-unlikely-in-2020-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Pipes & Tubes Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 543767 1582710599 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000851879_resized_steelsassda2stainlesscoils2802201022.jpg FULL OF VIGOR Stainless steel is one of the youngest industrial materials globally, managing to 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https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-transforming-s-africas-industrial-landscape-2020-01-24 Mamaili Mamaila Pipes & Tubes Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541207 1579790943 1579816800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Water woes, infrastructure challenges concerning – association https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-woes-infrastructure-challenges-concerning-association-2020-01-24 Mamaili Mamaila Pipes & Tubes Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541122 1579846146 1579816800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000845350_resized_2pipestubeshoses240120janventerceoofsappma1022.jpg JAN VENTER There is no doubt that the impact of this current crisis could have been reduced – if not completely avoided 511 287 Association records growth despite struggling economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/association-records-growth-despite-struggling-economy-2020-01-24 Mamaili Mamaila Pipes & Tubes Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541118 1579846166 1579816800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000845896_resized_pipestubeshosessappmapipesconference240120102.jpg DIVERSE OFFERING In addition to its hugely successful annual PIPES technical conference, Sappma has also begun hosting regular workshops for both members and non-members alike that focus on different aspects of quality 511 287 Accessories supplied for diverse industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-supplies-accessories-for-diverse-industries-2020-01-24 Mamaili Mamaila Pipes & Tubes Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541113 1579846230 1579816800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000845339_resized_pipestubeshoses240120wernerpumpsapplicationofsewerplugs1022.jpg QUICK FIX These pipe stoppers are effective tools for quickly and reliably sealing or closing off pipelines during repair and maintenance work 511 287 Inaugural Africa wire, cable and tube conference gets under way in Jhb https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/inaugural-africa-wire-cable-and-tube-conference-gets-under-way-in-jhb-2019-11-12 Tasneem Bulbulia WIRE, TUBE AND CABLE Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:30:00 +0200 537763 1573566563 1573554600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000837887_resized_0013pkv1022.jpg Michael Finch 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/80606_2019-11-12_africa_wire_-_2.mp428837976CRU Wire and Cable head Michael Finch details the conference, and speaks briefly about the markets CRU Wire and Cable head Michael Finch details the conference, and speaks briefly about the markets Laser technology expands company’s service offerings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-technology-expands-companys-service-offerings-2019-09-13 Theresa Bhowan Pipes & Tubes Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529145 1568035155 1568325600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000819543_resized_lasertechthermaspraylasercladdingfacility0920191022.jpg LASER PRECISION Thermaspray’s laser cladding system was launched at its Olifantsfontien facility 511 287 Steel crucial in Africa’s industrialisation aspirations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-crucial-in-africas-industrialisation-aspirations-2019-08-16 Mamaili Mamaila Pipes & Tubes Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 527125 1565863128 1565906400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000815359_resized_saiscsteasa1608191022.jpg GOOD INTENTIONS Steasa intends to foster closer collaborative agreements between the downstream steel tube and pipe industry and the primary industry 511 287 Company reduces costs, improves efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-ensures-reduced-operational-costs-and-improves-efficiency-2019-07-24 Khutso Maphatsoe Pipes & Tubes Fri, 09 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 526628 1564752890 1565301600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Association to sponsor tubular category at steel awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/association-to-sponsor-tubular-category-at-steel-awards-2019-06-28 Mamaili Mamaila Pipes & Tubes Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522319 1563524095 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811413_resized_steelastpmkeitumetsemoumakoe0507191022.jpg STEEL EXCELLENCE As the industry is currently under strain, the steel awards are a necessary and an enduring reminder for every participant to persist amid adversity 511 287 Hose company supplies sector amid challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hose-company-supplies-mining-sector-amid-various-challenges-2019-06-28 Mamaili Mamaila Pipes & Tubes Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522420 1561444568 1561672800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804528_resized_pipestubeshosesastorekeymaksabsfirehoses2806191022.jpg HIGH STANDARDS As more people in the fire industry become aware and educated about local hoses standards and stricter specifications, Astore will continue to see more growth in that regard 511 287 First customer day at new location hosted https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-hosts-first-customer-day-at-new-location-2019-06-28 Mamaili Mamaila Pipes & Tubes Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522297 1561444567 1561672800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804519_resized_pipestubeshosesboschrexrothsouthafricahubbcustomerday2806191022.jpg TECH FORWARD Bosch Rexroth is now more focused on technological innovation, such as the Internet of Things 511 287 Countdown to pipes conference under way https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/countdown-to-pipes-conference-under-way-2019-06-28 Mamaili Mamaila Pipes & Tubes Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522069 1561444567 1561672800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804515_resized_pipestubeshosessappma12806191022.jpg PIPES XII The conference – themed Not all plastics are alike – will take a closer look at the quality standards that govern the manufacturing and installation of high-performance plastic pipes and pipe systems 511 287 Asian imports putting industry under pressure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asian-imports-putting-industry-under-pressure-2019-06-28 Mamaili Mamaila Pipes & Tubes Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522311 1561444568 1561672800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805068_resized_pipestubeshosesastpm2spirallyweldedpipe2806191022.jpg MANUFACTURING IN SIGHT Intensive roll-out of infrastructure spend by government would be the ideal catalyst to create demand locally and increase manufacturing capacity 511 287 AI-embedded solution solves IoT data challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ulbrich-stainless-steel-uses-ai-embedded-solution-for-iot-data-challenges-2019-05-16 Cameron Mackay Pipes & Tubes Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519824 1559026786 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799431_resized_ulbrichstainlesssteel0520191022.jpg ANALYTICS UNDERSTANDING Ulbrich Stainless Steel uses SAS analytics to understand the IoT data streaming from its connected factories 511 287 Dope-free tech used in three stand CRA pipes’ first run https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dope-free-technology-used-in-first-run-of-three-stand-cra-pipes-2019-05-15 Cameron Mackay Pipes & Tubes Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519621 1559285762 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798986_resized_tripletubes0520191022.jpg CRA TRIPLES TUBES CRA pipes have traditionally been run in singles as the threaded connections exhibit a higher tendency to galling and require a careful make-up 511 287 Provider develops specialised stainless steel roll https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sms-group-develops-specialised-stainless-steel-roll-2019-05-16 Cameron Mackay Pipes & Tubes Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519841 1559285863 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799480_resized_hotstripmonitoringroom0520191022.jpg DIGITAL COMMITMENTS The Manufacturing Execution System and Genius Condition Monitoring System illustrate the company’s commitment to digitalisation and smart plants 511 287 Inaugural event to highlight local manufacturing capabilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/inaugural-event-to-highlight-local-manufacturing-capabilities-2019-05-17 Halima Frost Pipes & Tubes Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518394 1557817858 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796214_resized_lmenasrec0519dylanslater1022.jpg CENTRE OF ATTENTION The inaugural Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo is set to feature more than 130 exhibitors 511 287 Polymer bushings used in unsuitable environments https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polymer-bushings-used-in-unsuitable-environments-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Pipes & Tubes Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517977 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795223_resized_nampovesconite05191022.jpg MANUFACTURING MARVEL Parts manufactured for planters and harvesters from vesconite polymers 511 287 Three companies join forces to launch EMVAfrica brand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-companies-join-forces-to-launch-emvafrica-brand-2019-04-05 Simone Liedtke MANUFACTURING Fri, 05 Apr 2019 16:22:00 +0200 516451 1554474219 1554474120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Flowtite launches impact-resistant pipe solution as it marks fiftieth anniversary https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/impact-resistant-flowtite-grey-launched-as-it-turns-50-2019-01-25 Schalk Burger MANUFACTURING Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508681 1548081101 1548367200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Tripartite expo to cater for bigger PVP audience https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tripartite-expo-to-cater-for-bigger-pvp-audience-2018-12-06 Cameron Mackay Pipes & Tubes Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506697 1547542579 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770574_resized_pumpsvalvespipesafricaexpo20171022.jpg OPPORTUNITY FOR NETWORKING New partnership opportunities in a range of industries will create more opportunities for growth in the relevant sectors 511 287 HAW expands hose offering in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/haw-expands-hose-offering-in-s-africa-2018-12-05 Cameron Mackay Pipes & Tubes Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506690 1547542579 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770557_resized_hosecrimper1022.jpg UNIFLEX UG32 AND UG2O GREASE CRIMPERS Owing to product demand and our role in the fluid power market, the decision to supply a crimper unique to HAW was made 511 287 Sappma pleased with results after increasing audit frequency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappma-pleased-with-results-after-increasing-audit-frequency-2018-12-05 Cameron Mackay Pipes & Tubes Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506628 1547542579 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770511_resized_hdpepipesontruck1022.jpg SAPPMA From an environmental point of view, we can do a lot more for the same amount of money and materials 511 287 Commission recommends tribunal approve Robor’s acquisition of Macsteel MT&P business, ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-approves-robors-acquisition-of-macsteel-mtp-business-with-conditions-2018-12-11 Tasneem Bulbulia ACQUISITIONS Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:32:00 +0200 507216 1544703535 1544531520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 CMA membership offers significant advantages https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cma-membership-offers-significant-advantages-2018-11-23 Shannon de Ryhove CONCRETE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504061 1543909489 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company extends life span of critical steam systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-extends-life-span-of-critical-steam-systems-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Pipes & Tubes Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502726 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762238_resized_snclavalinsasolproject11181022.jpg SASOL STEAM SYSTEM The steam system on the Sasol refinery is the main steam header which links the steam generation plant to the rest of the factory 511 287 New coupling provides easy pipe joining solution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-coupling-provides-easy-pipe-joining-solution-2018-10-05 Donald Makhafola Pipes & Tubes Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499429 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756368_resized_victauliccouplingvalves20171022.jpg JOINING SOLUTION Victaulic's plain end solutions pipe couplings, fittings and connectors technology are easy to install 511 287 Coupling technology reduces costs, improves efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coupling-technology-reduces-costs-improves-efficiency-2018-09-06 Paige Müller Pipes & Tubes Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497970 1537882691 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752581_resized_heatingandcoolingvictaulicmarcelley09181022.jpg MARCEL LEY The Victaulic Quickvic coupling solutions replace the welding and threading of pipes in the HVAC industry 511 287